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Review: Brilliant Young Musicians at St Peter's Church - cellist and pianist make a perfect duo

Written by Christopher Rogers on .

Review:  Brilliant Young Musicians at St Peter's Church - cellist and pianist make a perfect duo

The latest in this popular Brilliant Young Musicians series of concerts was given to a very large audience at St Peter's Church on Sunday  (February 21) by Chris Graves (cello) and Alison Rhind (piano).

Alison is a respected ‘collaborative’ pianist working mainly on a repertoire of piano with strings. 

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Gerald Seymour: the thriller writer who just loves story-telling

Written by Tony Millett on .

Gerald Seymour: the thriller writer who just loves story-telling

 

The White Horse Bookshop brought the internationally respected  thriller writer Gerald Seymour to Marlborough Town Hall on Wednesday (January 27) for a well-attended "Evening with..." session.

Interviewed by the bookshop's manager Angus Maclennan, Seymour was in an impish mood: "Thank you all for coming out on a January

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Wiltshire Museum’s new exhibition raises lots of laughs - and some serious thoughts

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Wiltshire Museum’s new exhibition raises lots of laughs - and some serious thoughts

 

The sound of laughter is not heard too often in the exhibition rooms at Wiltshire Museum in Devizes.  But artist Jane Williams' Fibs and Fibulae exhibition at the museum is certainly changing that.

This is a touring exhibition from the Leasingstede Museum- which is a small village museum with its

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REVIEW: Marlborough and district before-and-after photographs show how town and around have - and have not - changed

Written by Tony Millett on .

REVIEW: Marlborough and district before-and-after photographs show how town and around have - and have not - changed

Marlborough and Around Through Time by Stanley C Jenkins and Angela Long (Amberley Publishing, 2015)   £14.99

Here's a very new book - a slim volume ideal for the Christmas stocking.  But an ideal stocking filler for which member of the family?

Published this month - along

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REVIEW: St Peter's Church recitals: a brilliant young pianist is joined by a brilliant young violinist

Written by Christopher Rogers on .

REVIEW:  St Peter's Church recitals: a brilliant young pianist is joined by a brilliant young violinist

On a cold November night these two young musicians provided us with a feast of lovely music: Harry Nowakowski-Fox (piano) and Judith Choi-Castro (violin) - who perform and record as the Choi-Fox Duo.

The first half of this recital in the was devoted entirely to piano works played by

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Review: Wessex Places - Wiltshire Museum's exhibition brings new views of ancient sites in their modern landscapes

Written by Tony Millett on .

Review: Wessex Places - Wiltshire Museum's exhibition brings new views of ancient sites in their modern landscapes

 

The Wessex Places exhibition at the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes is precisely the right space for new works by four artists David Inshaw, Ray Ward, Robert Pountney and David Gunning.  Many of the works are for sale - mostly as artist's prints.

They all bring into the museum archaeological

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